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Woods to return to Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio – Tiger Woods is returning to the Memorial, where he is a three-time winner. He has skipped the tournament two of the last three years because of family matters and knee surgery. Woods has not won at Muirfield Village, where Jack Nicklaus is the tournament host, since winning his...

05/29/09 - 1:45pm

Bachelor No. 2: Tell us a bit about yourself

“I love to have fun, enjoy socializing, meeting people old and new, art, design, quiet nights at home, movies, helping others, great food, unique adventures, music, listening to the rain tap on the porch, trying anything new, and self improvement. I love life.” - Anthony Esposito, a conte...

05/29/09 - 3:10pm

Dogs beaten by Razorbacks

TOLEDO, Ohio – Arkansas defeated eighth-seeded and giant-killer Georgia 3-1-1 today in the semifinals of the NCAA Division I men's golf team championship. Georgia had beaten top-seeded Oklahoma State 3-2 with a late surge in today's first quarterfinal. Fourth-seeded Arkansas advanced ...

05/29/09 - 7:17pm

Petraeus calls for 'world changer' civilians in college address

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — The head of the U.S. Central Command said Friday the nation needs a new generation of civilian "world changers" who can help bolster the troubled economy, fix the health care crisis and tackle other pressing challenges in the fut...

05/29/09 - 6:03pm

Counterfeit $100 passed at store

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Police are looking for a man they believe passed off a counterfeit $100 bill at a North Augusta convenience store May 27. The manager of the Circle K at 1035 Edgefield Road told police that a clerk from the store had taken a bill that had the watermark from a $5 bill and a hologram...

05/29/09 - 12:40pm

Morris Publishing granted waiver

Morris Publishing Group has been granted another waiver of a $9.7 million debt interest payment that was due Thursday. Morris now has until June 12 to make the interest payment on $278 million in debt that was originally scheduled to be paid Feb. 1. Holders of more than 80 percent of the outstandi...

05/29/09 - 6:03pm

Man robbed at car wash

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A North Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint at an area car wash Thursday. The man told police that at about 10:40 p.m., he was vacuuming his car at the National Pride Car Wash at the corner of Martintown and Atomic roads when he was approached by two black men wearing black clothing...

05/29/09 - 1:56pm

New Ellenton ends water boiling advisory

An advisory issued Tuesday night asking residents in parts of New Ellenton and Aiken to boil their water has now been repealed. Harold Craig, of the New Ellenton Commission of Public Works, stated in an e-mail today that the advisory was no longer in effect....

05/29/09 - 6:03pm

Youth speaking program offered

The University of Georgia extension service will host a 28-hour Teen Toastmasters Leadership Program next month at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Classes will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to June 4 and June 8 to June 10, according to a press release. The cost is $45 and includes workbook, certifi...

05/29/09 - 6:07pm

Aiken authorities want to question man about thefts

Investigators with the Aiken Department of Public Safety are trying to identify a man who is wanted for questioning in several thefts at Wal-Marts in Aiken. The man is described as white, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall and with a stocky build. He has sandy brown hair and wears glasses....

05/29/09 - 11:28am
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